Old Lyme Lawmakers to Host Pre-Session Legislative Update

Posted on January 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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OLD SAYBROOKState Representative Devin Carney (R-35) and State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) will be hosting a legislative update to speak with residents prior to the start of 2020 legislative session which convenes on Wednesday, February 5th.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Old Lyme Memorial Town Hall (Meeting Hall)
52 Lyme St., Old Lyme

These events are open to the public and area residents who want to discuss issues effecting the district, bill proposal ideas,

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2019 Year In Review

Posted on January 7, 2020 by jpheasant


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Combating Opioid Abuse and Illegal Fentanyl Sales

I co-sponsored Public Act (PA) 19-191, which requires pharmacies to offer counseling to patients on the risks of using prescribed opioids. Pharmacists must keep a record for three years of all acceptances and refusals of counseling. Practitioners, who prescribe more than a seven-day supply of an opioid drug, must also clarify the reason for its use, or a diagnosis code. If prescribing more than a 12-week supply of an opioid, they must establish a

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Old Saybrook Lawmakers to Host Pre-Session Legislative Update

Posted on January 6, 2020 by jpheasant


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OLD SAYBROOK – State Representative Devin Carney (R-35) and State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) will be hosting a legislative update to speak with residents prior to the start of 2020 legislative session which convenes on Wednesday, February 5th.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 22nd from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

WHERE: Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main St., Old Saybrook

These events are open to the public and area residents who want to discuss issues effecting the district, bill proposal ideas, or other

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Reps MacLachlan and Carney to Host Westbrook Office Hours

Posted on January 3, 2020 by jpheasant


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WESTBROOK – State Representatives Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) and Devin Carney (R-23) have announced they will be co-hosting an office hour on Tuesday, January 14 in Westbrook to provide residents with an opportunity to meet with them prior to the start of the 2020 legislative session.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 14th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Westbrook Public Library (Community Room),
61 Goodspeed Dr., Westbrook

These events are designed to provide constituents with an opportunity to speak with

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State Rep. Carney Named Environmental Champion by Connecticut League of Conservation Voters

Posted on November 19, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) have recognized State Representative Devin Carney (R-23), naming him an Environmental Champion for his efforts and support of proposals that focus on various green initiatives throughout the state.

Each year, the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters release an Environmental Scorecard and names “Environmental Champions,” legislators who advocated for particular pro-environment bills. Only 16 legislators received this designation

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State Rep. Carney Requests Public Hearing to Address Port Authority Audit Findings

Posted on November 1, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – Today, State Representative Devin Carney (R-23), Ranking Member of the legislature’s Transportation Bonding Sub-Committee, submitted a letter to the chairs of the legislatures Transportation Committee, Governor Ned Lamont, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill requesting the committee hold a public hearing to address recent findings in an audit of the Connecticut Port Authority.

The audit uncovered improper records management, issues with the authority’s accounting system, inconsistencies

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Lawmakers Tour Manufacturing Facility, Encourage Students to Pursue Careers

Posted on October 28, 2019 by jpheasant


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Photo: State Representative Devin Carney and Sen. Paul Formica talk with Kelli Vallieres, PHD/President – CEO Sound Manufacturing Inc. about increasing awareness in manufacturing and sparking interest in potential career opportunities among high school students. 

OLD SAYBROOK – As part of Manufacturing Month, State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) joined State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) and students from three area high schools at Sound Manufacturing, Inc. and Monster Power Equipment, Inc. to

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Rep. Carney Recognizes Veterans, Honors Service During Westbrook Ceremony

Posted on October 25, 2019 by jpheasant


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WESTBROOK – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) joined Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Commissioner of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Thomas Saadi, and other state and local officials to honor and recognize veterans who served in Vietnam or during the Vietnam era.

The event continued a statewide effort by the Lt. Governor, commissioner, and state officials to meet with veterans in towns across the state who were denied a proper welcome upon returning home more than 40 years ago and thank

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Rep. Carney Supports Locally Grown Foods Through Annual Initiative

Posted on October 15, 2019 by jpheasant


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OLD SAYBROOK – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) joined the Superintendent of Schools Jan Perruccio, Food Service Director Maureen Nuzzo and others to promote National Farm to School Month and “Connecticut Grown for Connecticut Kids Week” by encouraging students from Old Saybrook High School to enjoy more locally grown food starting with items provided within their own cafeteria.

The 10th anniversary of the week-long event celebrates local agriculture by incorporating items grown nearby into

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Rep. Carney Earns 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted on August 13, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) achieved a perfect record for votes cast on the floor of the state House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.

Representative Carney was present and voted for all 392 votes taken on the state House floor during the 2019 session, according to voting record data released last week by the House Clerk’s Office. Perfect attendance is very difficult to achieve, with only about 26 percent of legislators able to do so this year.

“The people of the

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